Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Cinema's greatest surrealist is at the peak of his powers in the last movie of his unparalleled career.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
The lightness with which Buñuel was able to insert the little jokes and knife stabs of surrealism he loved so much is, in fact, divine.
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Chicago Reader

The old surrealist created another masterpiece in this, his final film.
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A gem-like, almost hypnotic, tale of an older man's obsession with a young woman.
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Village Voice

By J. Hoberman
Elaborate exercise in frustration.
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84 out of 100
Universal acclaim
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